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Noun1.poliosis - loss of color from the hair
depigmentation - absence or loss of pigmentation (or less than normal pigmentation) in the skin or hair
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They added that "co-occurrence of vitiligo and poliosis in our patient suggests a role for autoimmunity in the fading/disappearance of his pigmented lesions.
An absence of the typical dermatological signs of TS hypomelanotic macules or ash leaf spots (found in up to 90% of patients with TS), confetti lesions, poliosis, facial angiofibromas or adenoma sebaceum, shagreen patches and ungual fibromas (14)--alerted the clinician to the possibility that the patient did not suffer from TS.
A su vez, altera de forma variable los pares craneales II y VIII (hipoacusia neurosensorial uni o bilateral), meninges, encefalo, piel y anexos (vitiligo, poliosis, alopecia y calvicie.
000 (1); afecta por igual a mujeres y hombres (2), y se caracteriza por leucodermia en parches y poliosis de la zona media central (conocida como mechon blanco).
In this paper we present the case of a 4 yr old boy who had diffuse melanosis oris with Poliosis.
Bilateral uveitis poliosis and vitiligo; with a hereditary factor.
Piebaldism is an autosomal dominant disorder that presents with congenital poliosis and leukoderma, often with hyperpigmented macules noted on both depigmented patches and normal skin.
Table 1 Characteristics of anterior lid margin disease Symptoms Signs Eyelids stuck together on waking Madarosis (loss of eye lashes) Itchiness Trichiasis (misdirected eye lashes) Glare Poliosis (white lashes) Blurred vision Telangiectasia Conjunctival injection Lid margin hypertrophy Lid scarring
Poliosis is the term used to describe a localized area of hypopigmented or depigmented hairs.
There were no ocular complications such as limbus depigmentation (Suguira sign) and no extraocular complications such as vitiligo, alopecia, poliosis, auditory dysfunction, and central nervous system damage findings during the 15 months follow-up period.
Dermatologic changes occur several weeks or months after the onset of the ocular symptoms, and they may include poliosis, vitiligo, and alopecia.